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A fun outing

We booked a trip on the Breede River offered by the farm. We arrived early for our 2pm sailing and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Northallerton, United Kingdom
via mobile

I decided to again experience the tranquility of the slow cruise on the Breede River. Before the... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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“the river”(88 reviews)
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Robertson 6705, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had some wine and something to eat on the grass with friends and our little ones. Live music on a saturday. Very lively atmosphere. Food was good and wine as well.

Thank Anke W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We primarily came for the boat ride. We visited twice, the first time only to scout out the place and make a booking for the next day. Then we stayed an extra hour just sitting on the grass looking at the river. It was buzzing...More

Thank ThysM10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a trip on the Breede River offered by the farm. We arrived early for our 2pm sailing and chose picnic ingredients from the shop. We could also have tasted their wines but we were driving so opted not to. We boarded at 2pm...More

Thank RomanbyRamblers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can take a scenic trip on the Breede river from Viljoen’s drift. Booking is essential. The cruise lasts an hour and you can buy a picnic hamper to enjoy on the river. Food is reasonably priced and a good portion. Make sure to be...More

Thank Pat O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We pre-booked our river cruise through Excelsior, where we were staying, and then heading the short drive to take on the quite extensive wine tasting at Viljoensdrift. Not the most enthusiastic welcome but the chap soon warmed as his wife was English and we know...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Very rustic. I think perhaps a lot more charming in winter. The location is stunning however the set-up is somewhat dated.

Thank Kat V
Reviewed 6 October 2018

This is a special way to have lunch. Go to Viljoensdrift winery and select your own picknick lunch at the Deli. Of course with a good wine. And then step on the boat for a one hour tour passing the wine fields while having lunch....More

Thank esther e
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

The folks from Viljoensdrift are very professional and cater for all your needs - from the lovely wine tasting, to the most delicious picnic items,to cold wine and beautiful glasses and ice,and blankets for the cruise. Most delicious breads, pates and cheeses. Thoroughly enjoyed the...More

Thank ClaraRSA
Reviewed 16 August 2018

I decided to again experience the tranquility of the slow cruise on the Breede River. Before the cruise you can build up your picnic basket with lovely snacks and wines. There are a variety of cold meats and cheeses and lovely ciabatas and they also...More

Thank BrendaWilliams_12
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We enjoyed the relaxing wine tasting atmosphere where we could taste at leisure. The flexibility to get food and a picnic organised was appreciated. They are upfront in letting you know that the food takes about 30 minutes to prepare, in which time we tasted...More

Thank wendywZ9019CD
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